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The Nature of Forgetting – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Devised by: Theatre Re Conceived and Directed by: Guillaume Pige Reviewer: Jay Nuttall The West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Every Third Minute festival continues as the theatre presents work dealing with dementia and collaborating with those living affected by the condition. Theatre Re’s physical piece premiered at The Edinburgh International Arts Festival last year and is now on tour. It is an extraordinary, high-energy ...

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The Nature of Forgetting – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

two men and a woman balancing on a bicycle

Reviewer: David Doyle Tom, the protagonist, of Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting is celebrating his 55th birthday when we join him. He is also suffering from early onset dementia. Over the course of the next seventy-five minutes, we follow him into his mind as he recalls and attempts to recollect memories of his past. A stunning exploration not merely ...

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Blind Man’s Song – The Lowry, Salford

Creator/Director: Guillaume Pigé Reviewer: Clare Boswell Following on from the success of their Off West End Theatre Award nominated production of Little Soldiers, Theatre Re’s new show sounds like an intriguing prospect. It is not. It’s difficult to know what to write about Blind Man’s Song. This pretentious show flirts with meaning but communicates nothing. It looks pretty. The lighting ...

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Blind Man’s Song – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Director: Guillaume Pigé Reviewer: Sara Jackson An intriguing piece, with the mark of a company building themselves with growing confidence, Blind Man’s Song follows the titular sightless musician (played by Alex Judd, who also composed the music) on a journey through memory and imagination, as two faceless figures – a woman in green and a man in red – explore ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Theatre Re’s Blind Man’s Song

In one sentence tell us about your show. Blind Man’s Song is wordless, intimate, moving and visually stunning piece of theatre about the power of imagination; it responds to the supernatural, the magical and the emotional sparks that seep into us when our eyes are closed. What made you decide to bring a show this year? This year will be ...

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LATITUDE LOWDOWN: Theatre Re – Blind Man’s Song

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A heady concoction! Is this your first visit to the Latitude Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? It is our first time as a company! We have heard stories about the beautiful Suffolk countryside, famous colourful sheep, dancing on a lake, fairies in ...

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